Ball State, Ivy Tech sign transfer agreement

Graduates of Ivy Tech Community College will now have a smoother transition to Ball State University after the two institutions signed a transfer agreement. The new Guaranteed Admissions Agreement allows Ivy Tech students who earned an associate of science degree in Transfer Single Articulation Pathways programs have guaranteed admission into certain degree programs at Ball State.

BSU report recommends state-led COVID guidance on tourism

MUNCIE, Ind. (Inside INdiana Business) - A new policy report from Ball State University says COVID-19 has damaged Indiana’s tourism and hospitality sectors to the point where strong government intervention is necessary.

Ball State outlines return for students

Ball State University is planning for students to return for the fall semester with new safety and instruction guidelines. Plans are still being finalized, but all classes will still commence on August 24 with more class sessions in the evenings and possibly on weekends.

First Merchants makes $1.4B community investment

Muncie-based First Merchants Corp. (Nasdaq: FRME) is planning to invest more than $1 billion to support low- and moderate-income neighborhoods.